Lloydine Jacob, MD
Dr. Lloydine Jacob’s academic excellence enabled her to graduate from high school at the age of only 15-years-old with high honors. Upon graduation, Dr. Jacobs immediately enrolled in the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, a 7-year B.S./MD program that would prepare her for her medical career.
After earning her Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science, Dr. Jacobs graduated from Albany Medical College with her Doctorate degree in Medicine at only 22 years of age. She then took the United States Medical Licensing Examination and scored in the top 1% of the nation.
After demonstrating her mastery of physiology and pathology on the boards, Dr. Jacobs went on to complete her residency in Orthopedic & Spine Surgery at the world-renowned University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She then supplemented her clinical experience by completing a fellowship at one of the best children’s hospitals in the world, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she received highly specialized training in pediatric orthopedics and spine surgery.
Instead of immediately returning to New York to practice after completing her fellowship, Dr. Jacobs introduced minimally invasive spine surgery and pioneered the use of regenerative spine and joint injections to provide a better quality of life for her patients.
Dr. Jacobs has written extensively on various spine and orthopedic topics and has won numerous awards for the quality of her patient care and scientific work. She has published over 15 peer-reviewed articles in prestigious medical journals. She was recently awarded as a Top Doctor in New Jersey by the International Association of Orthopedic Surgeons. Today, she is known and loved by her patients for being a skilled surgeon who is thorough, compassionate, and has an excellent bedside manner.